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1. deferential

adjective. ['ˌdɛfɝˈɛntʃəl, ˌdɛfɝˈɛnʃəl'] showing deference.

Synonyms

  • respectful
  • deferent

Antonyms

  • irreverent
  • proud
  • discourteous

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Example sentences of the word deferential


1. Adjective
The message is the same, but the second example is appropriately deferential.

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